(1800 – 1913) Ships of New Zealand during the NZ Wars

Read a list of Ships that were involved in the New Zealand Wars.

 

Ahuriri – Transport for friendly Maori Wanganui soldiers to Napier
AIREDAILE steamer transport of 65th regiment to New Plymouth
AVON used on the Waikato at Meremere and Rangiriri
BRAMPTON wrecked during Heke’s War
HMS BRISK Used to transport troops 1865 to Wanganui. And Forest Rangers to East Cape. Landed the Hawke Bay Cavalry oct 1865
BRITISH SOVEREIGN 6th Jun 1845 arrived with troops grounded a day or two later but floated free
HMS BUFFALO stores ship on 16 April 1840 sailed into the Bay Of Islands with a company of the 80th Regiment. Wrecked Mercury Bay
HMS CALLIOPE During the night of 23 July took Te Raupraha prisoner. Following this by lending bluejackets for attack on Battle Hill.
CAROLINE – HMS CASTOR – HMS CORDELIA – CORIO
HMS COSSACK – HMS CURACOA gunboat used on the Waikato
HMS DAPHNE – DOLPHIN
HMS ECLIPSE gunboat on Waikato also used to transport troops in 1855 to Wanganui in company with Falcon and Brisk.
ECLIPSE schooner – ELPHINSTONE – EMERALD ISLE
HMS ESK – HMS FALCON – FLYING FISH – GUNDAGAI
HMS HARRIER – HMS HAZARD
HMS HERALD Used to gather signatures in the South Island on the Treaty Of Waitangi and transport for the Government to Auckland
HUNTRESS tender
HMS INFLEXIBLE – KATE
LADYBIRD. In company with Ahuriri
LADY LEE – MATILDA
HMS MIRANDA gunboat used on the Waikato
HMS NIGER screw corvette at New Plymouth in 1860 landed a six pounder
HMS NORTH STAR – HMS PELORUS
HMS PIONEER gunboat used on the Waikato
HMS RACEHORSE – RIFLEMAN – HMS ROSARIO
ROYAL SOVEREIGN – SLAINS CASTLE – ST KILDA
STORMBIRD See Ahuriri and Ladybird
STURT – SYDNEY – VELOCITY – VICTORIA